Company: Transocean
Skills: Dynamic Positioning
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Transocean Barents, Canada

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     


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Job Summary
Operate the DP system and the VMS (where applicable)
Job Description

This position is available only to candidates who meet applicable company and local government nationalisation /residency requirements.

REPORTING:
Reports to the Senior Dynamic Positioning Operator (DPO) and functionally to the Chief Mate
SUPERVISION:
None
PREREQUISITES / QUALIFICATIONS:
- Recommendation by Master/OIM or Rig Manager and supported by recent performance appraisal
- Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
- Knowledge of basic technical calculations required for the safe operation of the marine aspect of the rig
- Basic computer skills
- Lifeboatman certificate
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Operations/Maintenance:
- Operate dynamic positioning equipment - Authority I
- Operate and understand the ballast control system, Power Management System and fire and gas systems - Authority I
- Maintain the rig in a stable condition and at the correct draft and trim - Authority II
- Assist in the setup of the DP system operational parameters - Authority II
- Ensure that all DP system data are recorded - Authority I
- Advise the Driller and Chief Mate of potential position loss - Authority I
- Assist in performing Preventive Maintenance on DP equipment - Authority II
- Assist with running and maintaining records for hydrophones and subsea beacons - Authority II
- Make regular use of the onboard simulator, where available - Authority I
- Ensure that there is adequate power and reserves of power for the maintenance of position and operations; give immediate attention to any problems - Authority II
- Ensure that all defects and anomalies are reported to the Chief Mate or Senior DPO and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure that they are corrected adequately - Authority I
- Understudy the Senior DPO - Authority I
- Stand navigation watch as authorized by the individual's license - Authority II
- Manage the deck crews, working outside with them as required - Authority II
- Sound ballast and bulk tanks. Assist with loading and sampling of bulk products as required - Authority II
- Assist Chief Mate and Master with deck operations as required. - Authority II
- Operate vessel's radios as required - Authority II
- Operate vessel's radars as required - Authority II
- Perform emergency duties and responsibilities as stated on the Station Bill, DP Emergency Response Plan and vessel specific Emergency Response Manual - Authority II
- Complete ISM familiarization material - Authority II
- Monitor all DP room alarms including DP system, VMS, Fire & Gas; Prioritize alarm response as necessary to maintain DP system operability by calling for technical assistance or additional DP room help - Authority II
- Assist as directed by Chief Mate with rig projects - Authority II
- Control the vessel using manual and joystick controls - Authority II
- Use the Data Logger to optimize DP and Power Plant Operations - Authority II
- Use the Data Logger to detect and mitigate DP and Power Plant problems - Authority II
- Use the Data Logger to backup data - Authority I
- Export Data Logger data to Excel Format - Authority I
- Use radar displays for detection and interpretation of local severe weather patterns - Authority I
- Know principles and planning of Power Plant operations - Authority II
- Possess a basic understanding of diesel generator controls, operations, and failure modes - Authority II
- Be familiar with principles of basic closed-loop control system theory - Authority II
- Be familiar with Emergency Response Manual - Authority II
- Be familiar with operation of all software required for the DPO position - Authority II
- Know principles of thrusters performance, failure modes, and operation - Authority II
- Know principles of DP operations - Authority I
- Possess basic knowledge of the practical operation of the DP control system, including changing between systems and the various modes of operation - Authority I
- Know principles of DP processing of reference systems, wind sensors, VRS, and other peripheral equipment - Authority I
- Know basic operational theory, calibration methods, and failure modes of electronic riser and stack angle sensors - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of WSOC, drift-off calculations, and riser analysis - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of rig offset test to verify stack heading - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of ROV operations - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of EDS sequences and BOP operations - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of drilling operations and well control - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of boat handling - Authority I
- Possess a basic understanding of helicopter operations - Authority I
- Be familiar with basic operational theory and failure modes of pitch/roll/heave sensors - Authority I
- Be familiar with basic operational theory and failure modes of satellite and acoustic position reference systems - Authority I
- Possess knowledge of general math, trigonometry, and geometry - Authority I
- Possess a basic knowledge of architecture of distributed automation systems - Authority I
- Possess system-specific knowledge of DP Control System redundancy, alarms and warnings - Authority I
- Possess system-specific knowledge of Vessel Management System redundancy, alarms and warnings - Authority I
- Know operational response to all DP alarms (who to call, what to do) - Authority I
- Know operational response to all Vessel Management System alarms (who to call, what to do) - Authority I
- Know vessel's operations manuals and communications system - Authority I
- Know vessel's FMEA and its implications - Authority I
- Complete training on any other systems relevant to the DP - Authority I
QHSE: -
- Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team - Authority I
- Participate in START Process - Authority I
- Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed - Authority I
- Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures - Authority I
- Assist the Senior DPO, Chief Mate and/or Master during emergency situations and emergency protection responses as designated on the Station Bill - Authority II
- Perform emergency duties and responsibilities as stated on the Station Bill, DP Emergency Response Plan, and the vessel specific Emergency Response Manual - Authority II
- Assist in communicating all Company QHSE policies and other information to all rig personnel - Authority II
- Play an active part in the weekly meetings and all other Company safety management systems - Authority I
- Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig - Authority I
- Perform planned maintenance of life saving, firefighting and other marine equipment - Authority II
Personnel: -
- Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix - Authority I
- Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process - Authority I
- Assist in training of crewmembers in firefighting, safety and deck operations - Authority II

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